Garden gift box

Give the Gift of Membership

Share your love of gardening—buy a Society membership as a gift for a friend or relative. From free Member Talks to shopping discounts, the benefits of Society membership are many—and it’s a gift that keeps giving throughout the year.

Use one of the links below to apply for and purchase a Society membership for a friend or relative.

See below for details about the 2022 Society Membership Drive.

Shush…it’s a Secret!

If you would like to keep the membership purchase a secret, call the office 403.287.3469, and state that you’d like to keep the purchase a secret until after specific date. Recipients of gift memberships purchased online automatically receive an email notification once the purchase is processed.

Button to link to buying gift of one year of Society membership

A gift membership to the Calgary Horticultural Society is a great way to share the joys of gardening.

A gift membership is a wonderful way to say Happy Holidays!, Thank You, Happy Birthday, Happy Mother’s Day, or Happy Father’s Day, or to celebrate other occasions throughout the seasons.

Enhance your gift with a gift card to one of our many discounters, or use your membership card to purchase gloves, seeds, trowel, pruners, or a pot to go along with the membership gift. Add a copy of the Society’s 2023 calendar or our The Growing Journal gardening journal to make it a complete Society gift. A membership paired with a good wine is always welcomed, too!

Garden centres are great places to do your gift shopping!

2022 Membership Drive

Gardening makes us better people. We nurture the soil, grow plants, and share our bounty. We gain benefits of well-being, giving back to the environment, and creating places of beauty for our family, friends, and neighbours. A Society membership helps you do this and offers:

12 months of garden learning, member connections, classes, and events
11 Q&A programs engaging experts to answer your indoor and outdoor gardening questions
10% discount (or more); membership = savings
9 months of indoor learning
8 Member Talks and 8 issues of Calgary Gardening magazine
7 approaches to learning for all gardeners: hands-on, Zoom online, video on demand, make-and-take, question and answer, hybrid video and instructor led, and tours
6 gardening umbrellas to tap your interests: planning, flora, fauna, soil, creative, and harvest
5 Open Gardens tour dates; see what grows in Calgary
4 months of in-the-garden activities
3 ways to share plants and seeds: in-person Plant Shares, Facebook Plant Share Group, and Members’ Forum Plant Share topic
2 key signature events for learning, networking, and connecting our gardening community
1 Bring a Friend! Share your member and gardening experience and learn together

Throughout the year, the Society grows membership value. Share your love of gardening by purchasing a Society gift membership this holiday season. Memberships are only $55/yr ($35 for seniors). 

Bonus: If you purchase a membership for a NEW* Society member between today (November 25) and December 22, your name will be entered in a draw for a prize package. The NEW member names will also be entered in a prize package draw.

The prize is a a Society gardening journal (The Growing Journal), a 2023 calendar, and a $25 gift card to a local garden centre.

* Have not been a Society member

Help us grow our gardening community. Visit Membership on the Society’s website, Gift Membership, for more information or to purchase a gift membership. You can also purchase gift memberships by calling the office (403.287.3469) and speaking with Gail.

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